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Descriptor English: Cichlids
Descriptor Spanish: Cíclidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Ciclídeos
Descriptor French: Cichlides
Entry term(s): Cichlid
Cichlid Fish
Cichlidae
Fish, Cichlid
Nile Tilapia
Oreochromis nilotica
Oreochromis niloticus
Tilapia nilotica
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.493.602.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023681
Scope note: Common name for perch-like fish of the family Cichlidae, belonging to the suborder Labroidei, order PERCIFORMES.
Annotation: note entry terms TILAPIA NILOTICA, and NILE TILAPIA; TILAPIA is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Fishes (1965-1986)
Perches (1986-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; see PERCHES 1987-2001; for TILAPIA NILOTICA use TILAPIA 1992-2001
History Note: 2002; use PERCHES 1987-2001; for TILAPIA NILOTICA use TILAPIA 1992-2001
DeCS ID: 35552
Unique ID: D023681
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Cichlids - Preferred
Concept UI M0016259
Scope note Common name for perch-like fish of the family Cichlidae, belonging to the suborder Labroidei, order PERCIFORMES.
Preferred term Cichlids
Entry term(s) Cichlid
Cichlid Fish
Cichlidae
Fish, Cichlid
Oreochromis niloticus - Narrower
Concept UI M0026119
Scope note Species of genus Oreochromis formerly in genus Tilapia.
Preferred term Oreochromis niloticus
Entry term(s) Nile Tilapia
Oreochromis nilotica
Tilapia nilotica



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